Honoured to Care Awards

Honoured to Care Awards



The Honoured to Care awards recognize our staff, physicians and volunteers for the work they do at MSH every day. The award has five categories, each based on one of our core values (respect, trust, compassion, commitment and courage) from our Code of Behaviour. 

  • Do you know someone at MSH who exemplifies one of the values listed above?

  • Is there a team/group who goes above and beyond the call of duty? 

Take a few minutes to nominate someone or a group of people who you know demonstrates the MSH honoured to care culture.

Nominations close: November 30, 2020

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Who is eligible? 

Our people (staff, physicians and volunteers) are all eligible for any of the award categories, provided they exemplify that core value.

Who can nominate?

Anyone (including patients and families and community members) can nominate our People either individually or as a team. There is no limit to the number of nominations that can be made during any nomination period. Nominators cannot nominate themselves. Nomination(s) must be submitted via the nomination form before November 30, 2020.

What are the criteria for nominating someone?

Nominations must be for accomplishments that exemplify our core values as described in our Code of Behaviour and Award criteria:

Respect The recipient(s) of this award promotes the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours that recognize mutual respect in their actions and words, and advocates for inclusiveness among all at MSH. Read Len's story.
Trust The recipient(s) of this award exemplifies high credibility and competence in their work, sets a standard of high performance, and consistently achieves reliable results. Read Kristi's story.
Commitment The recipient(s) of this award demonstrates a tireless dedication to their work, strives for excellence, and maintains perseverance in the face of adversity. Read Neil's story.
Compassion The recipient(s) of this award embodies our Purpose at MSH by showing care and compassion to those around, devoting time and energy to ensure their colleagues, patients and patient families have an exceptional experience. Read Dr. Peters' story.
Courage The recipient(s) of this award takes initiative and contributes their talent, they are not afraid to take on challenges, and they are always willing to learn from mistakes. Read Carol's story.

What will award recipients receive?

  • A commemorative plaque at the ceremony
  • A commemorative certificate of their accomplishment signed by the CEO, Chief Of Staff, and Board of Directors chair
  • A letter of commendation signed by the CEO
  • A swag bag of gifts
  • Recognition as a MSH Hero 
  • Acknowledgement in the next Healthy Together magazine
  • Recognition on MSH social medial platforms and internal communications
  • Recognition at departmental level.

More information

Nominations must be submitted by the deadline of November 30, 2020 to be considered for review by the nomination selection group made up of a cross-section of peers. Nominations are kept confidential and the selection group may conduct informal interviews with the nominator and nominee’s supervisor to validate their nomination.

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Value being nominated for

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 Please ensure you include how the nominee(s) actions made a difference to you, the deparmtent, the organization and/or patient experience as well as specific examples.